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Sri Lanka

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Crossing Continents
Thursday, 27 November, 2008
At 1102 GMT on BBC Radio 4

Sri Lanka's armed forces are on the verge of a famous victory against the Tamil Tigers.

In pursuit of this victory, the Army and its Tamil proxies have indulged in a dirty war.

Roland Buerk investigates how far the Sri Lankan government has gone, uncovering the abduction and killing of civilians.

BBC Radio 4's Crossing Continents was broadcast on Thursday, 27 November, 2008 at 1102 GMT. It was repeated on Monday, 1 December, 2008 at 2030 GMT.

Reporter: Roland Buerk
Producer: Colin Pereira



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